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Gardening Questions?

Posted on 10/03/2019
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Ask a Colorado Master Gardener

Weld County Colorado Master Gardener (CMG) volunteers host a Garden Help Desk at the Weld County Extension office throughout the year (hours vary, see below). CMG's are here to answer your gardening questions by phone or email. You can also bring a plant or insect sample to the Garden Help Desk for evaluation.

 Garden Help Desk

Office Hours:

 April - October
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 a.m. - Noon

November - March
CMG Office Hours by appointment
A Weld County Colorado Master Gardener will check emails and voicemails once a week.‚Äč

 Call :

(970) 400-2089
Please leave a detailed message and a CMG will return your call.


You can email your questions and pictures to us at
Please include pictures if possible.

 Drop off a sample to the office:

If you have a garden specimen (diseased plant, insect, etc), you may bring it to the Weld County Extension office for evaluation. 
Please bring the specimen in a bag, labeled with your name and phone number so that a Colorado Master Gardener can get back in touch with you. 
You may be asked to answer additional questions when submitting your sample.

‚ÄčTypical questions Colorado Master Gardeners can answer:

  • What's wrong with my tree?
  • How often do I water my lawn?
  • Right Plant, Right Place?Picture of Young Plant
  • What type of soil do I have?
  • How do I prepare the soil for my garden?
  • Does my vegetable plant have an insect issue?
  • How much water does my plant require?
  • How do I test my soil?
  • What do I do to protect my plants from cold weather?
  • How do I become a Colorado Master Gardener?